Prepositions Quiz

November 12, 2010pdf

Although prepositions are small words they are very important ones and their correct usage shows your mastery over the language. Complete the following sentences using the most appropriate preposition.

1. He is very sensitive ——————- criticism.

a) at
b) to
c) for
d) in

2. The Japanese are used ——————- periodic cyclones and earthquakes.

a) to
b) in
c) at
d) for

3. He is wanting —————— sympathy and understanding.

a) in
b) at
c) for
d) with

4. I warned him ——————— her treachery.

a) against
b) with
c) on
d) from

5. We will not yield ——————– such temptations.

a) to
b) in
c) on

d) at

6. He has a zest ——————— adventure.

a) for
b) in
c) on
d) at

7. I am sure ——————— passing this time.

a) in
b) for
c) of
d) at

8. As she was ill, we send —————— a doctor.

a) with
b) for
c) out
d) in

9. I am thankful to¬† you —————— your co-operation.

a) to
b) for
c) with

d) at

10. He is worthy —————— our reverence and esteem.

a) of
b) at
c) for

d) with

11. I am tired —————— repeating this.

a) with
b) at
c) of
d) by

12. I am suspicious ——————- his true intentions.

a) with
b) of
c) in
d) for

Answers

1. b) to
2. a) to
3. a) in
4. a) against
5. a) to
6. a) for
7. c) of
8. b) for
9. b) for
10. a) of
11. c) of
12. b) of

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